Sinking of Japan (2006)

Sinking of Japan is a Japanese disaster movie directed by Shinji Higuchi. It’s a remake of a 1973 film which was based on a 1973 novel by Sakyo Komatsu. The film was released by Toho in Japan on July 15, 2006.

In the film, Japan is on the verge of being destroyed by a combination of tidal waves and violent volcanic eruptions. With millions of people killed or left stranded, all of the nation’s hopes are pinned to one dangerous plan. In order to save his country and the woman he loves, a submarine pilot is forced to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Nihon Chinbotsu
Release date
July 15, 2006
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Featured Cast

Actor Role
Tsuyoshi Kusanagi Tsuyoshi Kusanagi
Kou Shibasaki Kou Shibasaki
Ai Maeda Ai Maeda
No photo available Aiko Nagayama
Akira Emoto Akira Emoto
Emi Wakui Emi Wakui
Eriko Sato Eriko Sato
Etsushi Toyokawa Etsushi Toyokawa
No photo available Harutoshi Fukui
Hideaki Anno Hideaki Anno
No photo available Hideko Yoshida
Hiroshi Oguchi Hiroshi Oguchi
Jun Kunimura Jun Kunimura
Kanji Tsuda Kanji Tsuda
Kazuo Kitamura Kazuo Kitamura
Kenichi Endo Kenichi Endo
Kenichi Yajima Kenichi Yajima
Koji Ishizaka Koji Ishizaka
Koji Ohkura Koji Ohkura
Mao Daichi Mao Daichi
Mayuko Fukuda Mayuko Fukuda
Mitsuhiro Oikawa Mitsuhiro Oikawa
moyoco-anno Moyoco Anno
Naomasa Musaka Naomasa Musaka
No photo available Narushi Ikeda
No photo available Nobumichi Tosa
Pierre Taki Pierre Taki
Seminosuke Murasugi Seminosuke Murasugi
Shiro Namiki Shiro Namiki
Tae Kimura Tae Kimura
Takashi Matsuo Takashi Matsuo
takeshi-kato Takeshi Kato
Taro Ishida Taro Ishida
Tatsuo Yamada Tatsuo Yamada
No photo available Teruko Hanahara
Tetsuro Tamba Tetsuro Tamba
Toru Tezuka Toru Tezuka
No photo available Yasuhiro Roppongi
No photo available Yoshiyuki Tomino


  • Trailer (Japanese)

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Last Updated 18 Mar 2014 at 03:53